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Welcome to the annual American Heroes 5k event. All proceeds from this race are donated to the Wounded Warriors Project (https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/) and theFirst Responders Children's Foundation (http://nleafcf.org/).
WHO: The American Heroes 5k is an outdoor 5km (3.1 mile) run everyone! No age limits.Our event is for those of all sizes, ages and fitness levels. We dont focus on fastest times or competitions, we focus on fun so be prepared to run, walk, skip, hop, or crawl. Feel free to track your own times!
WHEN: Veterans Day Weekend! Saturday November 9, 2019 9am. Packet Pick Up Friday November 8th from 4:00pm-9:00pm, location TBA.Can't make it? Pick up on site the morning of at 8:00am.Rain or Shine event unless weather becomes a safety concern.The event venue opens at 8:00am for registration with waves starting at 9:00am. Old Dominion University Fitness Specialist led warm up prior to start.
WHERE: Virginia Beach Sportsplex 2044 Landstown Centre Way Virginia Beach, VA 23456. FREE Parking is available on site at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. Entrace gate is on the far right side of the stadium.
WHY: ALL PROCEEDS GO TO WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT AND FIRST RESPONDERS MILITARY FOUNDATION. Hampton Roads is home to one of the largest Military and First Responders Community. Our goal was to create an event that gives back to those that give their all day in and day out.
Registration includes a T-shirt, Race Bib, Medal & a free Wasserhund Brewing Co Beer at the finish line for all those of age. Additional may be purchased.Costumes/Red, White, and Blue are encouraged!
Sponsors: Wasserhund Brewing, more TBA soon.